How China Built a Hospital in 10 Days

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References:
[1] www.sciencemag.org/news/2020/01/mining-coronavirus-genomes-clues-outbreak-s-origins
[2] translate.google.com/translate?sl=zh-CN&tl=en&u=http%3A%2F%2Fwjw.wuhan.gov.cn%2Ffront%2Fweb%2FshowDetail%2F2019123108989
[3] www.nytimes.com/2020/01/08/health/china-pneumonia-outbreak-virus.html?searchResultPosition=2
[4] www.who.int/emergencies/diseases/novel-coronavirus-2019/situation-reports/
[5] www.china.org.cn/english/2003/Jun/66155.htm
[6] www.china.org.cn/english/2003/Sep/75309.htm
[7] www.statista.com/statistics/279942/the-largest-construction-contractors-worldwide-based-on-total-revenue/
[8] www.wsj.com/articles/how-china-can-build-a-coronavirus-hospital-in-10-days-11580397751?ns=prod/accounts-wsj
[9] archpaper.com/2019/08/new-report-modular-construction-business-booming/
[10] www.scmp.com/news/china/society/article/3047943/live-wuhan-millions-tune-watch-china-build-coronavirus-hospitals
[11] www.wsj.com/articles/united-american-airlines-suspend-hong-kong-service-as-coronavirus-saps-demand-11580897463

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  1. jb76489

    jb76489پیش 9 ساعت

    Do one on the logistics in welding people into their apartments

  2. Hype Ninja

    Hype Ninjaپیش 11 ساعت

    Less of a hospital, more of a massive Spanish Flu Quarantine ward. Still, incredibly impressive that they built it so quickly... then again, it is to be expected for China.

  3. jasonpwilson01XFORCE

    jasonpwilson01XFORCEپیش 14 ساعت

    And 10 days after that it all fell apart and turned into rubble.

  4. Pirate Undercover

    Pirate Undercoverپیش 14 ساعت

    Thank You LEMMiNO

  5. Steven stott

    Steven stottپیش 15 ساعت

    Amazing, imagine going to war with these people.

  6. Almond Milk

    Almond Milkپیش 17 ساعت

    5 months later the hospital collapse it’s gonna kill more ppl than the actual virus 😂

  7. Jimmy Lee

    Jimmy Leeپیش 18 ساعت

    things you can do with no building codes 🤷🏻‍♂️

  8. Dayron

    Dayronپیش 20 ساعت

    I wonder where the narrator is from, he has a very nice accent.

  9. Adenoid Clinkal

    Adenoid Clinkalپیش 20 ساعت

    😂😂😂😂😂 Have you seen inside the hospitals? Open wards with beds placed next to each other just rows of beds. I would rather die in the streets

  10. GhostReconZB

    GhostReconZBپیش 12 ساعت

    Isn't that the temporary quarantine area for suspicious patients so called Fangcang hospital converted from a stadium? From what I know this hospital is built from nothing and only for critical cases and each room is equal to an ICU. I mean u can do your own investigations right?

  11. Gatt Cannasti

    Gatt Cannastiپیش 21 ساعت

    10 Days? If you believe that I have a bridge in San Francisco, Ca to sell you. Pull your heads out of your asses youtubers.

  12. Tori X

    Tori Xپیش 21 ساعت

    Should probably start calling it by it's name rather than "The Coronavirus"

  13. Andrei Maltsev

    Andrei Maltsevپیش روز

    Video starts somewhere around 3 minutes in, as always

  14. 古鲁斯

    古鲁斯پیش روز

    it seems that the virus was from America flu

  15. Moose Blitz

    Moose Blitzپیش روز

    Didn't age well

  16. the adventurers

    the adventurersپیش روز

    China: builds hospital in 10 days EYGPT: Builds a 4 story house in 7 years

  17. James Meloy

    James Meloyپیش روز

    “While looking at the 20 year old pothole in the street in front of my house.” 😩

  18. James Meloy

    James Meloyپیش روز

    You spelled incinerator wrong!

  19. Connor Legovic

    Connor Legovicپیش روز

    Hi Sam. I have a video idea for you that I've been thinking about for a while. "The logistics of catching a criminal"

  20. RANDOM DUDE

    RANDOM DUDEپیش روز

    Suspect escapes jail. Police shoots him. Doctor saves his life Court sentences the suspect to death. Doctor- seriously?

  21. Nora Wu

    Nora Wuپیش روز

    As a Chinese, I'm quite disappointed about the incompetent local government of Wuhan for taking so freaking long to respond properly and failing to take prompt actions to control the situation in the beginning. It's humiliating. But then I was so relieved the central government stepped in and did what it takes to fix it and I was glad when the top officials in Wuhan city and Hubei province and those who were held responsible all got fired and faced with public criticism. Hope everything goes back to normal in a month.

  22. Shanghai Newbison

    Shanghai Newbisonپیش روز

    thanks for this video. Huoshenshan and leishenshan hospitals were built for patients with severe symptoms. Those makeshift hospitals were designed for patients with mild symptoms, so they won’t transfer the virus to their families, communities.

  23. Marshall Yeung

    Marshall Yeungپیش روز

    flooded after 2days of heavy rain

  24. GhostReconZB

    GhostReconZBپیش 12 ساعت

    Source?

  25. trey sheen

    trey sheenپیش روز

    I signed up for curiosity stream a few days after christmas and I never got nebula and it was supposed to be bundled in with mine but I never got it.

  26. And then they said

    And then they saidپیش روز

    You do know that Surgical Masks do nothing to block the spread of infection. You need a respirator, they filter out air. Surgical Masks are made to block liquid like spit and blood.

  27. Arnav Keche

    Arnav Kecheپیش روز

    How china built a hospital in 10 days Indian government:- let's pretend we haven't seen anything

  28. Borgus

    Borgusپیش روز

    Isn’t the place breaking down rn

  29. GhostReconZB

    GhostReconZBپیش 12 ساعت

    Source?

  30. Archie

    Archieپیش روز

    In China no one owns land it all belongs to the CPP

  31. Jordan Szatynski

    Jordan Szatynskiپیش روز

    Important to know, China's top to down government is what caused the virus to spread so far in the first place. They forced doctors to lie to people, and kept everything hush hush for as long as they could, when the truth came out, they put the blame on the local area leader. Something for you guys to think about. A top->down gov like China with a very strong fed gov has some VERY big problems.

  32. Archie

    Archieپیش روز

    it was a prefab building a publicity stunt now they need hundreds more hospitals to little to late CPP

  33. svtfast

    svtfastپیش روز

    Not remarkable. Looks like camps in Kuwait.

  34. Shu Liu

    Shu Liuپیش روز

    Toiatome hideoshi: I built a fortress in one night China: I wanted to do a one word meme but ok...

  35. FIR DOSH

    FIR DOSHپیش روز

    China builds hospital in 10 days My room rent owner takes 402 days (counting) to put a bulb in the toilet

  36. Marshall is awesome

    Marshall is awesomeپیش روز

    So we're not gonna talk about the well documented large scale cover up that when on before, and after the coronavirus became news in western nations? Also, is no one going to mention the atrocious policies the CCP has put in place regarding "quarantines" for the coronavirus?

  37. Henry Lu

    Henry Luپیش روز

    Meanwhile, in Berlin...

  38. Ardbert Tronin-Fujikawa

    Ardbert Tronin-Fujikawaپیش روز

    I see no miracle, but the exploitation of hardworking people.

  39. H DB

    H DBپیش روز

    Not Hospital, Quarantine Centre.

  40. Tube Craft

    Tube Craftپیش روز

    There is a problem. Post-hospital completion Chinese Ministry of Health reports lack of doctors.

  41. Albert_Bowden

    Albert_Bowdenپیش روز

    and it all comes tumbling down....

  42. Miss Happy

    Miss Happyپیش روز

    I'm so glad I'm Chinese!

  43. David Levingstone

    David Levingstoneپیش 2 روز

    This video has so much misinformation and lack of actual facts it hurts my brain

  44. Brianne Li

    Brianne Liپیش 2 روز

    Good Teamwork, China. Stay strong, God Bless Wuhan, God bless all medical Staff working front line.

  45. GP D

    GP Dپیش 2 روز

    This building was poorly constructed. They literally laid the foundations on dirt without any thought to the load bearing process. This is a mockery to construction. Do not think building a hospital in 10 days is a good thing. This monstrosity is a health hazard. This is truly fake news, and should not be marveled at.

  46. GhostReconZB

    GhostReconZBپیش 12 ساعت

    Exactly! Chinese should spend half a year to built a well constructed hospital while looking at the virus killing and infecting more people without any quarantine places other than their own homes. So we western bois can blaming them doing shitty job containing the virus even after the shit hits the fan like what we did back in H1N1 virus time. But f**k man, they built a hospital in 10 days, now we have to find other things to trash talking them, damn.

  47. Henry Z

    Henry Zپیش 2 روز

    China: *builds hospital in 10 days* Wendover: lets take a look at how 1 hospital was- China: *finishes building even larger hospital* Wendover: ....we're gonna need HAI

  48. cgarzs

    cgarzsپیش 2 روز

    Yey. Paywalled exclusive content that I'll never get to see. Tell me more about how awesome the things I wont have are.

  49. Tou Yang

    Tou Yangپیش 2 روز

    China: builds hospital in 10 days Me: still trying to put case on phone after 10 days

  50. two fortissimo

    two fortissimoپیش 2 روز

    They must hired the workers from C&C Generals

  51. Bob Ross

    Bob Rossپیش 2 روز

    China:builds hospital in 10 days Chicago: fixes a single pot hole in 50 years

  52. T

    Tپیش 2 روز

    China got tons of left over prefabricated building parts from building those prison camps for the Uyghur minorities.

  53. Bob Ross

    Bob Rossپیش 2 روز

    China: builds church in 10 days Spain: builds church in 200 years

  54. Joshua Choi

    Joshua Choiپیش 2 روز

    Canada takes 10 years to build a very small hospital

  55. Karma Fields

    Karma Fieldsپیش 2 روز

    I hope you make an update video showing massive leaking and falling apart that is happening to this makeshift facility 😅🤷🏼‍♂️

  56. Central Intelligence Agency

    Central Intelligence Agencyپیش 2 روز

    Nah, considering how this channels sucks CCP dick I wouldn't be surprised if some money was flowing.

  57. Jasmine Sierra

    Jasmine Sierraپیش 2 روز

    Doomsday apocalypse Jesus is coming

  58. Jenn W

    Jenn Wپیش 2 روز

    It took a year to get that cbc line @ 9:45 where I work...

  59. Matthee Latham

    Matthee Lathamپیش 3 روز

    Looks abit ghetto tho

  60. ahhchoo

    ahhchooپیش 3 روز

    You should look deeper into China's recent history with construction quality. I will happy if this "hospital" is still standing under it's own power in 3 years. irgos.info/fylm-hay/uYh9gqClm6qIqW0.html Here's a glimpse of the hospital now. It's already falling apart.

  61. Will Doherty

    Will Dohertyپیش 3 روز

    what did u get paid by the Chinese govt to make them look better? cause u missing alot of details bud jesus christ "if anyone was going to pull this off, it was them" r u fuckin with me right?

  62. Ric Nyc

    Ric Nycپیش 3 روز

    China: built a hospital in 10 days. Brazil: Queiroz (best friend of Bolsonaro) has been hiding from justice for 2 years.

  63. Super Mann 3

    Super Mann 3پیش 3 روز

    they built a large box!

  64. gupsphoo

    gupsphooپیش 3 روز

    Funny how China relentlessly showed how fast they were building this hospital, but showed very little after it was completed. Because it turned out to be just a concentration camp which hardly qualifies as a medical facility. It was hastily constructed to cram all the sick people there who await their eventual death and cremation.

  65. SeaJay Oceans

    SeaJay Oceansپیش 3 روز

    Impressive Construction - this is not only an achievement for China, this is a great success for the human species. Space Ships are great - but building all of this so quickly will be a great help to many people. Save Lives. Repent, Pray, and learn from Jesus.